Martin Jol has heaped praise on Clint Dempsey after his opening goal set Fulham on their way to a vital win over Wigan at the weekend.

The Texan midfielder equalled Brian McBride’s record of 36 Premier League goals by an American with his close-range strike at the DW Stadium and the Fulham manager lauded the 28 year-old afterwards:

There’s not another wide player on the left in England who will be more productive than Clint.